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Dakota Ball
Dakota  Ball


Lindale, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 254




87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide's total ranks second in the conference this season


Alabama to Face Georgia in SEC Championship Game

Two division champions to meet in the Georgia Dome


Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Coach Saban & the Crimson Tide Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

JUNIOR (2015): Worked in an expanded role at tight end this season. Wisconsin: Saw action off the bench on offense, but did not record any statistics. Middle Tennessee: Earned his first career start at tight end against the Blue Raiders, but did not record any statistics. Ole Miss: Made his second straight start, but did not collect any stats. ULM: Entered off the bench to help block for 137 yards rushing by the Crimson Tide backs. Georgia: Came off the bench to help open holes for the Tide’s 189 total rushing yards, including a career-high 148 by Derrick Henry.

SOPHOMORE (2014): Saw action in 12 games ... got his first playing time at tight end in the season opener against West Virginia ... did not have a catch in 2014.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2013): Played in one game for the Crimson Tide in 2013 ... saw reserve action along the defensive line against Chattanooga.

FRESHMAN (2012): Redshirted during his first season at the Capstone.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Was an outstanding defensive line prospect for the 2012 class ... turned in a solid effort as a starting defensive tackle in the Under Armour All-America Game ... a four-star prospect by MaxPrep's Tom Lemming ... three-star defensive lineman by,, and ESPNU ... ranked him as the nation's No. 27 defensive tackle prospect ... rated him No. 29 among defensive tackles and the No. 28 player in the state of Georgia ... ESPNU considered him the No. 27 defensive tackle, 152nd among players in the Southeast and No. 35 in Georgia ... ranked Ball as the No. 36 defensive tackle and the No. 35 player in Georgia ... PrepStar All-Southeast Region ... Georgia Sports Writers Association AA All-State selection as a senior, when he made 73 tackles with 17 tackles for loss, seven sacks, 38 quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, including one he returned for a touchdown ... coached by Jeff Shifflett at Pepperell High School ... chose Alabama over Georgia, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Clemson and South Carolina.

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